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Yet implies that in spite of a preceding concession, there is still a chance for a different outcome: We are going; yet (“in spite of all, some day”), we shall return. Still implies that in spite of a preceding concession, something must be considered as possible or even inevitable: We have to go on foot; still (“it is probable and possible that”), we’ll get there. Nevertheless implies a concession that should not be forgotten in making a summing up: We are going; nevertheless (“do not forget that”), we shall return. But marks an opposition or contrast, though in a casual way: We are going, but we shall return. However indicates a less marked opposition, but displays a second consideration to be compared with the first: We are going; however (“notice this also”), we shall return.

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How to use yet in a sentence

A fool, for example, thinks Shakespeare a great poet-yet the fool has never read Shakespeare.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
He showed none of the diffidence of the not-yet-accepted lover, eager to please, anxious about the future.
DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
And then he proceeded to descend from what he had called the rarefied atmosphere with the speed of a yet-unopened parachute.
DODO'S DAUGHTERE. F. BENSON
Then came the beating drum of intelligence, the radiation of its yet-uncontrolled thoughts.
THE LAST EVOLUTIONJOHN WOOD CAMPBELL
Was Panek—and through him this as-yet-unmet leader—behind that attempt on Abrams' life?
MAN OF MANY MINDSE. EVERETT EVANS
Vilayet, vil-a-yet′, n. the name given to the great provinces into which the Ottoman empire is divided.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
Later, he asks the waitress down to the Rodeo Eatin' House, while he's waitin' for his train, for a serve-yet.
RIMROCK TRAILJ. ALLAN DUNN
But now, so that Adam may not see us, we shall step five minutes into what-is-yet-to-be.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE FEBRUARY 1930VARIOUS
Practically none of the not-yet-maturing boys survived and few of the almost mature.
CIVICS AND HEALTHWILLIAM H. ALLEN
In a yet-sealed compartment, a power system exploded with a great, blinding, soundless flash.
EARTH ALERT!KRIS NEVILLE

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